Stories tagged with 'Editorial'

Oliphant Street Stories: Nathan Anderson

October 23, 2018

Below is an editorial submitted to us as part of the Oliphant Street Stories series here on the website. I have been reading the various stories submitted about the wonde...

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Oliphant Street Stories: "Frenchy"

October 02, 2018

West Branch foreign exchange student Pascal Magneron (1983-1984) shares his own Oliphant Street Stories piece. Oliphant Street Field is to me the symbol of my strong link...

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A family thing

Oliphant Street Stories: All In The Family

September 26, 2018

As I sat at Oliphant Street Field on September 14 th watching my Dad get his 300th victory I couldn’t help reflecting on the last 36 years of his coaching profession. As ...

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Oliphant Street Stories

September 23, 2018

In thinking of what we could do to make this website more "tangible" to the fan, I came up with the following idea: Allow people to tell us their perspective via memories o...

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Marilyn Cook's legacy will never leave our community

May 02, 2017

This past week we lost a very special lady, Marilyn Cook. Marilyn was a long-time member of the West Branch community. When it came up in conversation, she lit up like a Chris...

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Captain's Corner: We aren't slowing down

September 19, 2016

Hey Bear fans! Things are starting to go back to the way they used to be, Bear victories. Now don't get me wrong, we understand it takes a lot of work to become a winning t...

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An editorial by Brandon Rummelhart

Captain's Corner: We got back to West Branch football

September 12, 2016

Hello Bears fans, here is this week's Captain's Corner. Last week we talked about how we were going to bounce back for the game against Jesup. It all started with one of th...

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A piece by Cole Tisinger

Captain's Corner: We are going to bounce back

September 04, 2016

Hello bear fans! This week we are going to talk about our last week and bouncing back. Preparing for a football game like West Burlington is never something that only requi...

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The Bear Facts

Thoughts from InSIDe Bear Football

August 29, 2016

With a new season brings new goals. New dreams. New realities. And...new accomplishments. In the opening week, the Bears defeated longtime rival West Liberty 40-20...

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From Cooper Kabela

Captain's Corner: First week of school meant game week

August 28, 2016

Hello Bear fans! This week we will talk about the first week of school, preparing for West Liberty and game day. This past week was the first week of school, meaning us ath...

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Captain's Corner: Preparing mentally and physically

August 21, 2016

Welcome to the third installment in our new Captain's Corner series. Last week, Luke Lenoch recapped the first official week of practice and Media Day. This week, Cale Donovan...

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Captain's Corner: Iso drills and Media Day

August 15, 2016

Welcome to the second installment in our new Captain's Corner series. Last week, Brandon Rummelhart recapped the first week of camp. This week, Luke Lenoch guides us through t...

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Captain's Corner: Recapping the first week of camp

August 07, 2016

Welcome to the first article in Captain's Corner, an editorial series writtten by the captains of the West Branch Football team. Hello West Branch Bears Football fans, my ...

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An editorial by Coach Pedersen

Jim Wheeler is the definition of 'coach'

January 14, 2016

In every education career, some important people help shape your life. I started teaching in a combined 3rd and 4th grade unit with Norma Johnson and Phyllis Sondergaard. They...

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Open Letter from Coach Pedersen

November 05, 2015

West Branch Supporters: This Friday, our football team will participate in another playoff football game. We will travel to Regina to play a game vs the Regals. Both teams ...

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Editorial: The Giving Tree

July 12, 2015

If I have heard it once, I have heard it 1000 times. This is never been about me and what I do. It's not my team, it's the community's team. When you play football at We...

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Editorial: Coach Hansen showed us the way

April 02, 2015

What is a coach? The good ones are coaches first and friends second. The main purpose is for your coach to push you as hard as they can so you have a chance to reach your pote...

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